Category: Manufacturers & MRO

Rolls-Royce and EL Al Team Up for Dreamliners Engine MRO

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce today announced Israeli flag carrier El Al has selected its Trent 1000 engines to power 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and will enter into exclusive negotiations with Rolls-Royce. The airline is also considering entering into TotalCare® long term service support for the engines. David Maimon, Chief Executive Officer, El Al, said: “We have selected […]

Panasonic to Provide Boeing’s 777X Ethernet-Based Cabin Electronics System

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has selected Panasonic Avionics to supply the Cabin Services System (CSS) on the new family of Boeing 777X aircraft. Panasonic is currently the supplier of CSS on all Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 intercontinental aircraft. Panasonic’s CSS is an Ethernet-based network that provides core cabin functions such as passenger address, cabin interphone and environmental […]

Wing Was Mounted on the Antonov AN−132D

Reading Time: 1 minute In assembly shop of ANTONOV Company works on mounting the wing on the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator were completed. The next stage of the aircraft construction, which is created according to the contract with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been performed. Simultaneously with construction of the aircraft demonstrator, […]

Bombardier Successfully Concludes C Series Aircraft’s European Route-proving Program

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the successful completion of the CS100 aircraft’s European route-proving exercises. The program was conducted in the network of launch operator Swiss International Air Lines and included over 30 city-pair flights in European cities over a three-week long period. During an event in Zurich, on March 23rd, executive representatives from SWISS and […]

Airbus To Set Up Pilot and Maintenance Training Centre Near Delhi, India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is planning to establish a pilot and maintenance training centre in the National Capital Region of Delhi, India, in order to fulfil the region’s requirement for new Airbus pilots. According to the recent global market forecast of Airbus, India needs more than 1,600 passenger and freighter aircraft in the next two decades until 2034, […]

Airbus Launches New Cabin Brand “Airspace by Airbus”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has launched its new Cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus”. At the heart of this new philosophy Airbus connects the wellbeing for passengers with the operational performance for its airline customers. Representing the best of Airbus’ cabin innovation and design, Airspace will offer a sophisticated, flexible canvas as a back-drop to enhance the airlines’ own […]

Pegasus Airlines Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737-800s

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkey’s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, have finalized an order for five Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at approximately $505 million based on expected list prices at delivery. Pegasus Airlines and its subsidiaries, Air Manas and Izair, operate a fleet of 58 737-800s and a total of 69 aircraft. The carrier is based out […]

First Airbus Aircraft Produced in the U.S. Takes Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first Airbus aircraft produced in the U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for the first time. The A321, destined for JetBlue took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Alabama, at 9:36 a.m., performed its test sequences, and landed safely at 1:02 p.m. The aircraft was flown by Test Pilots Mark McCullins and […]

First Airbus Aircraft Produced in the U.S. Scheduled to Fly TODAY

Reading Time: 1 minute The first Airbus aircraft produced by the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, is scheduled to fly for the first time today as part of its production testing program. Barring any weather or other pre-flight test factors, the A321 destined for Jetblue will take-off for the first time on March 21 at 9:15 a.m. CDT. […]

What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emission, and the A350 is the best example of all this. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. This new-generation jetliner […]